Thursday, March 15, 2007

Interview with Kya Conner: Stigma and Social Work

Today we’re going to be talking with Kya Conner about stigma. Kya is a doctoral candidate at the University of Pittsburgh School of Social Work and a masters student in the School of Public Health. She is a Hartford Doctoral Fellow and a CSWE Minority Research Fellow. Kya is also a licensed social worker who maintains a part-time private practice. Her doctoral dissertation is called, Mental health treatment seeking among older adults with depression: The impact of stigma and race. In today’s interview, Kya defines stigma and discusses implications for research, direct practice and public health.

Update: Kya became Dr. Conner on May 29, 2008. Congratulations Kya!

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